Ontario University Athletics announced the schedules for men’s and women’s basketball on Thursday. uOttawa opens the regular season at home on November 6-7, hosting the Nipissing Lakers and Laurentian Voyageurs at Montpetit Hall.
The Gee-Gees will also enjoy three more home dates during November as the Algoma Thunderbirds, Windsor Lancers, and Western Mustangs all come to town between November 21-28.
After the winter exam break, the Bytown Battle will usher in the new year at Carleton on January 16, while the 10th anniversary edition of the MBNA Capital Hoops Classic is set for February 5 at the Canadian Tire Centre.
Ottawa’s remaining home schedule features dates with the Queen’s Gaels and Ryerson Rams on January 29-30 and the Waterloo Warriors and Laurier Golden Hawks on February 19-20.
The OUA Wilson Cup championships are set for March 12, with the CIS Final 8 in women’s basketball to be played at the University of New Brunswick and the men’s Final 8 on the west coast at the University of British Columbia.
The Gee-Gees men’s and women’s teams both finished in first place in the OUA North Division in 2014-15, sporting records of 18-1 and 14-7.